Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - 20th Century British Art

Marcel Augis   BIOGRAPHY

 SOLD
 
Projecteurs en Action, Nuit d'Hiver, 1917
Framed (ref: 6026)
Signed and dated, inscribed with title
Etched Aquatint printed in colour
7 x 9 in. -(17.5 x 23 cm).

 


Marcel Augis (Pseudonym of H. Dupont) was one of  a number of French and Belgian artists who trod the battlefields of the Western Front during the Great War. They recorded the battles and battlefields and everyday life of the  Allied troops.  The resutling prints would have been sold to soldiers returning home after the War or subsequently purchased on the many battlefield remembrance tours that took place in the 1920s.



Marcel Augis

Marcel Augis was a French artist, travelling up and down the front line during the Great War 1914-1918, recording the devastation of the battlefields. Many of his works would have been sold to soldiers returning home after the War or subsequently purchased on the many battlefield remembrance tours that took place in the 1920s and 1930s. 

He also published under the name Henri Dupont. 

See all works by Marcel Augis